Three people arrested

August 8, 2002 Three people were arrested Tuesday and Wednesday in connection with an incident that began as an assault in White County and led to the discovery of a methamphetamine lab and a cache of firearms.

Health tips offered

August 8, 2002 To reduce the mosquito population, the Arkansas Health Department recommends that Arkansans: -Dispose of tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots or similar water-holding containers.

Archaeologists unraveling ancient Mideast drug trade

August 8, 2002 JERUSALEM (AP) - A thriving Bronze Age drug trade supplied narcotics to ancient cultures throughout the eastern Mediterranean as balm for the pain of childbirth and disease, proving a sophisticated

Deputy gets commendation as negotiator

August 8, 2002 An Independence County deputy has been recognized for talking a man who had barricaded himself inside his home into surrendering without anyone getting hurt.

Three sentenced to Department of Correction

August 8, 2002 Three people were sentenced to the Arkansas Department of Correction after pleading guilty to drug-related charges Monday in Independence County Circuit Court.

Child killed in accident

August 8, 2002 A Heber Springs child was killed in a traffic accident Wednesday evening, Arkansas State Police said.